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Market to Market (May 17, 2013)

posted on May 17, 2013 at 6:31 PM

Market to Market (May 17, 2013)
Full Program: The U.S. Supreme Court rules on seed patents, it’s déjà vu for the House and Senate agriculture committees as they begin work, again, on the Farm Bill, and a study to determine the right balance of cash and chemicals for grain farmers enters its... Full Story

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Monsanto Seed Saver Case

posted on February 22, 2013 at 12:21 PM

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Monsanto Seed Saver Case
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments for the Monsanto v. Vernon Hugh Bowman's seed saving case this week. Full Story

Alabama is Lab for Arizona-style Immigration Provision

posted on June 29, 2012 at 11:45 AM

PELHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Moments after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the "show me your papers" provision of Arizona's immigration law, the switchboard lit up at one of Alabama's largest Spanish-language radio stations as worried listeners called... Full Story

Water Woes in Southern Nebraska Loom Again

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A U.S. Supreme Court decision that breathed new life into a decades-long water-rights dispute on the Great Plains has renewed concerns among southern Nebraska farmers about what could happen to their livelihoods. Full Story

Supreme Court Rejects Tyson Lawsuit

posted on January 28, 2011 at 5:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a former Tennessee poultry farmer who sued Tyson Farms after losing his contract to raise their chickens. Full Story

Market to Market (June 25, 2010)

posted on June 25, 2010 at 7:06 PM

Market to Market (June 25, 2010)
Full Program: The Environmental Protection Agency puts the brakes on increased blends of ethanol. In a case with widespread implications for agriculture, the Supreme Court rules in favor of Monsanto. And we'll examine prospects for La Nina with Climatologist... Full Story

Supreme Court Ruling May Lift Ban on GMO Alfalfa

posted on June 24, 2010 at 4:06 PM

Supreme Court Ruling May Lift Ban on GMO Alfalfa
The Agriculture Department estimates as much as one-third of this year's corn harvest will be used to produce ethanol. Full Story

Supreme Court Questions Ban of Biotech Alfalfa

posted on April 30, 2010 at 9:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sharply questioned a lower court's decision that has prohibited biotech giant Monsanto Co from selling genetically engineered alfalfa seeds, possibly paving the way for the company to... Full Story

Court Backs EPA on Farm Emissions Rules

posted on July 20, 2007 at 8:07 PM

DES MOINES (AP) - Farms can't be sued because of the pollution or odors they may emit as long as they have entered into an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Full Story

Supreme Court Rules Against Greenhouse Gas Emissions

posted on April 6, 2007 at 8:04 PM

Supreme Court Rules Against Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The Supreme Court ruled this week that the Environmental Protection Agency does indeed have the authority to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story

Nebraska Wants U.S. Supreme to Decide Corpoprate Farm Issue

posted on December 22, 2006 at 8:12 PM

The state of Nebraska plans to take to the U.S Supreme Court its case over the ban on corporate farms. Full Story

Supreme Court to Hear Carbon Dioxide Regulation Case

posted on June 30, 2006 at 8:06 PM

Supreme Court to Hear Carbon Dioxide Regulation Case
The U.S Supreme Court this week agreed to consider whether the Bush administration must regulate carbon dioxide, or CO2, as a pollutant. Full Story

Supreme Court Refuses Tobacco Lawsuit

posted on October 21, 2005 at 8:10 PM

The U.S Supreme Court this week refused the Bush administration's attempt to pursue a $280 billion lawsuit against tobacco companies on claims the firms misled the public about the dangers of smoking. Full Story

Supreme Court Upholds Beef Checkoff

posted on May 27, 2005 at 8:05 PM

Supreme Court Upholds Beef Checkoff
The High Court rules the beef checkoff is "government speech" and therefore does not violate cattle producers' First Amendment right to free speech. The decision could impact dozens of commodity promotion and research programs. Full Story

The Beef Checkoff Gets Its Day In Court

posted on December 10, 2004 at 8:12 PM

The Beef Checkoff Gets Its Day In Court
The question before the US Supreme Court centers on the mandatory requirement that beef producers contribute to a fund that pays for cattle industry advertising and research. Full Story
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